October 21, 2018

Playing from charts, part 4: Basic and alternate voicings

Previous posts Part 1: Introduction and stylistic function Part 2: Basic chord voicings Part 3: More basic chord voicings   Dear Nigel, I’ve written out basic voicings for 19 more songs, for a total of 31—one for every day of the month. These 31 songs […]
October 10, 2018

New Instrumental and Choral Resources, 10/10

Here are some exciting new instrumental and choral resources posted on Grace Music this week: Gesu Bambino (SATB, piano, orchestra) A gentle setting of this classic Christmas anthem for choir, piano, and orchestra. Can be performed with choir and piano only. Choral parts are fairly […]
October 4, 2018

Playing from charts, part 3: More basic chord voicing

Previous posts Part 1: Introduction and stylistic function Part 2: Basic chord voicings Since this series of posts on playing from charts is actually written for the benefit of my students, I’m changing the format to a series of letters. Names have been changed to […]
September 30, 2018

New Resources, 9/30

Here are some new congregational resources posted on Grace Music this week:   His Mercy is More lead sheet, piano score, solo violin, hymnal score   My Faith Has Found a Resting Place added string quartet accompaniment to existing arrangement   Behold Our God (Sovereign […]
September 16, 2018

A birthday, a reflection, and a roadmap

Last week marks five years that Grace Music has been providing free online resources for local church music ministry. In the past year, nearly 50,000 lead sheets, orchestrations, and other resources have been downloaded from the site. It’s been encouraging to hear from churches who […]
September 6, 2018

New Congregational Resources

Here are some new congregational resources posted on Grace Music this week: All Praise to Him From the Sovereign Grace album Prayers of the Saints. Lead sheet, choral-piano score, and chamber orchestration   A Mighty Fortress Updated score and a new demo recording   There Is […]